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Re: WebIDL

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Sat, 26 Sep 2009 15:30:25 -0700
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Yehuda Katz <wycats@gmail.com>, public-webapps@w3.org, Brendan Eich <brendan@mozilla.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, es-discuss <es-discuss@mozilla.org>
Message-ID: <20090926223025.GA2515@wok.mcc.id.au>
Yehuda Katz:
> > Ha. Maybe it would be worth putting a note in HTML5. "[Replaceable] is
> > a quirk of history. Do not over-attend to it".

Ian Hickson:
> If we start calling out all the quirks of history in HTML5, we'd probably 
> end up doubling the size of the spec.

OTOH calling out features in Web IDL that exist solely for quirky
compatibility reasons, that would help to discourage their use in other

Cameron McCormack ≝ http://mcc.id.au/
Received on Saturday, 26 September 2009 22:31:13 UTC

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